RADARSAT-2 Update on Operations and Image Quality

Konferenz: EUSAR 2021 - 13th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
29.03.2021 - 01.04.2021 in online

Tagungsband: EUSAR 2021

Seiten: 4Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

Caves, Ron; Williams, Dan; Wan, Yiman; Fitzgerald, Gordon; Allan, Peter; Wu, Yan; Hiew, Janette; Gibb, Neil; Lambert, Casey; Patterson, Chris; Rolland, Philippe (MDA, Richmond, Canada)

This paper provides an update on RADARSAT-2 operations and image quality. After 12 years, the satellite continues to operate extremely well and without degradation in image quality. A proactive approach is taken to strategic risk mitigation that anticipates problems and plans mitigations before they occur; this is illustrated with several examples.